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NGOCouncil for Assisting Refugee Academics (CARA)
AddressCARA, London South Bank University, Technopark, 90 London Road, London, SE1 6LN
Telephone020 70210880
Emailinfo.cara@lsbu.ac.uk
Websitewww.academic-refugees.org
Background InformationThe Council for Assisting Refugee Academics (CARA) seeks to support refugee academics in Britain, through the provision of grants and other assistance. Established in 1933, the body was initially focused on supporting refugees from Nazi Germany. 2005 saw the establishment of the CARA/SAR UK Universities Network, with a broader, worldwide assistance and campaigning remit, in favour of scholars persecuted due to race, religion or opinions held. Company no. 641687, charity no. 207471. Sources: Allan _University Bodies_ 1990 p139-140; http://wck2.companieshouse.gov.uk; www.academic-refugees.org
Year Created1933
Other Names / Antecedent BodiesAcademic Assistance Council (1933-1936; Society for the Protection of Science and Learning (1936-1999)
Related OrganisationsCARA/SAR UK Universities Network
KeywordsEducation; Equality, discrimination and prejudice; Migration, immigration and population.
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Last Edited ByJRM at 19/07/2007 14:00:45

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